Former NFL lineman tackles research, teaching at Tech
Louisiana TechUniversity’s school of biological sciences scored big when former Duke University and New England Patriots offensive tackle Brandon Moore joined the faculty.
The assistant professor, took an unusual route in becoming a tenure-track assistant professor.
First there was the decision to attend college 400 miles from his hometown of Philadelphia, Pa., and play ball in North Carolina at Duke, a school known for brilliance in the classroom and on the basketball court but not so much on the football field. A big part of the decision was Duke’s newest coach.